For Your Enjoyable And Safe Bushwalking

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(Form templates have been uploaded in Word format so that you can download and save them to your computer then fill in and use.)

 

Bushwalking Etiquette - A code of conduct for Club members

Emergency Contact & Medical Information - to be completed and kept in a waterproof bag in your pack at all times when on an activity with the Club.  It will be accessed by the Walk Leader in an emergency only.

Instruction Manual - GME TX6150 5 Watt UF CB Radios

Personal Locator Beacon (PLB)

 Incident Report Form 

Also see the following sections of the 'Club Rules and Guidelines For Members' (little red book).  This document is being reviewed.  If there are inconsistencies between the booklet and what appears on this section of the website, the latter is the more current and takes precedence.

Tread Softly - Minimum impact bushwalking - a publication by Bushwalking Victoria (BWV).

Hut Etiquette - A guide to the use and care of mountain huts - a publication by BWV.

Walk Safe - BWV guidelines on walking safely and responsibily.

For Walk Leadership

Walk Leadership Checklist

Walk Preview and guidelines 

Walk Plan and guidelines 

Walk Attendance Sheet

Fire

Weather 

Road closures and traffic alerts - VicRoads - VicTraffic  (See Parks Victoria or DELWP above for track closures)

Map Reading Guide – How to use Topographic Maps A simple guide explains the type of information on topographic maps, how to interpret that information and how to use maps with satellite positioning instruments, such as GPS and a compass.

'Bushwalking and Ski Touring Leadership' Handbook of the Bushwalking and Mountaincraft Training Advisory Board Inc.  Place your cursor over ‘The Outdoor Leader Online’ menu item at the top of the page, the chapter headings are the dropdown menu.

    ‘ First Aid

 First Aid Kit Contents

Snake Bandage - How to apply

St John First Aid Fact Sheets on various emergency situations where first aid is required eg. snake bite, heat-induced conditions, hypothermia, etc. These can be downloaded.